Cambodian Krama Gingham Scarves: Versatile & Stylish

Gingham scarves are very easy to wear, and can add a lot to your personal style on a daily basis. And, they are extremely versatile for all seasons of the year, and for many purposes. Krama gingham scarves are exceptionally beautiful, and have been used by Cambodians for many years, for many different purposes. Let’s take a look at how Cambodians wear their scarves, and how you can add this stylish piece to your wardrobe, whether it be spring, summer, fall, or winter.

Krama Gingham Scarves: What Are They?

Useful and Versatile Krama Gingham Scarves

By Krama Krama (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

A krama scarf is a Cambodian garment that is used for many different things. It is traditionally worn as a bandanna, scarf, and head or face wrap, but has also been used for other purposes such as:

  • Hammock for children
  • Makeshift skirt
  • Baby carrier
  • Towel
  • Swimsuit
  • Turban
  • Bathrobe
  • Pillow
  • Used as a weapon by martial artists and other fighters

As you can see, there are many uses for karma gingham scarves. Most krama scarves are gingham, and can be extremely ornate and beautiful. Cambodian men, women, and children wear these scarves regularly. And, they are more than a fashion statement – they are a useful tool for everyday life.

How to Wear our Handmade Scarveshow-to-wear-krama-scarves (2)

Gingham scarves can be a fabulous addition to your wardrobe, no matter where you live. If you’re in a warmer area, you can use the scarf to protect your head and hair from the sun, or use it as a shoulder wrap. If you live in a colder area, you can use the scarf for warmth around your neck, or even wrap it around your face for outdoor activities. Whether you choose an oversized plaid scarf, or one of our lightweight scarves, you’ll be sure to appreciate the beauty and uniqueness our handmade scarves add to your wardrobe and style. There are many ways to wear our handmade scarves. The photo to the right is the simplest option. Simply drape the vibrant, beautiful fabric around your neck and let the sides hang down. Our handmade scarves will be the highlight of any outfit you add it to – we’re sure you’ll get many compliments and find many uses and benefits of karma gingham scarves!divider

Check out other looks and ways
you can wear our handmade scarves.

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